Participants from CIPM, Col. Saman Jayawickrama Council Member, G. Weerathunga Director Professional and Academic Affairs, Jayantha Abeyrathne Treasurer and participants from the University of Vavuniya Dr T. Mangeleswaran, Vice-Chancellor, Dr Y. Nadagopan, Dean, Faculty of Business Studies, S. Harikaran, Head/Department of Human Resource.
CIPM Sri Lanka a leader in Human Resource Management, together with the University of Vavuniya, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The MoU brings together CIPM SL as an esteemed professional organization in Sri Lanka and the University of Vavuniya as a leading centre promoting excellence in knowledge advancement and dissemination collaborating to promote the prospects of human resource principles, exchange and establish linkages to advance knowledge and practice in the field.The agreement was signed on February 28, between Jayantha Amarasinghe President of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and Dr T. Mangeleswaran, Vice-Chancellor, Vavuniya University of Sri Lanka.
Present to witness this momentous occasion were G. Weerathunga, Chief Officer and Director, Professional and Academic Affairs, Jayantha Abeyrathna, Hony. Treasurer, Col. (Retd) Saman Jayawickrama, Council Member and Thiruchelvam Krishanth, Executive, Media and Digital Marketing from CIPM SL. Dr Y. Nadagopan, Dean, Faculty of Business Studies, S. Harikaran, Head of Department of Human Resource and MRF. AqeelaIjas, Lecturer (Prob) in HRM, and many other academic and non-academic staff members and students from the University of Vavuniya were also present.
Under the agreement pursuing common interests, CIPM and the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) of the University will develop mechanisms for institutional collaboration towards the advancement of human resources, where both parties will promote and develop principles, techniques and practices of Human Resource Management (HRM), while utilizing and optimizing opportunities at National and International levels.
The institutional collaboration will ensure the implementation of the Advance Course in Human Resource Management (ACHRM) for undergraduates, graduates and HR Professionals. Other specific subject areas will also befacilitated to enhance institutional development ensuing sustainability in catering to all aspects of HRM and Human Resource Development at the individual, institutional, national or international platforms.The Vavuniya Campus, affiliated with the Jaffna University, was declared a separate University by the Government on 01 August 1 2021 and currently offers undergraduate programmes via the Faculties of Business Studies, Applied Science and Technological Studies.